Humphrey Bogart as Charlie Allnut in the movie The African Queen - "It's a great thing to have a lady aboard with clean habits. It sets the man a good example. A man alone, he gets to living like a hog."

Humphrey Bogart as Charlie Allnut in the movie The African Queen - "It's a great thing to have a lady aboard with clean habits. A man alone, he gets to living like a hog.

The African Queen is one of my favorite classic romantic movies, it's about a middle-aged spinster and an rough guy who tips the bottle more than a bit. They fall in love despite or maybe because of being total opposites.

Read the synopsis of Roberto Devereux, a tragic opera by Donizetti.

The African Queen starring Katherine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart - A crusty old captain and a spinster off on a perilous boat ride in Africa. Movies at their best!

Humphrey Bogart as gin-swilling riverboat captain Charlie Allnut in The African Queen

The Oscars will be handed out tomorrow. Bogie won once, for gin-swilling riverboat captain Charlie Allnut in The African Queen. You can see Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn on the big screen and ride the actual boat from The African Queen

#TBT: The Enduring Influence of Lisa Bonet

#TBT: The Enduring Influence of Lisa Bonet

Humphrey Bogart in The African Queen 1951

Bogart in the African Queen - much of it filmed locally in Isleworth, Middlesex (a long way from the Congo)

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